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Independent Living near Gardendale, Alabama

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Magnolia Village

424 Dean Ln, Gardendale, AL 35071

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Magnolia Village is an independent living community in the family friendly town of Gardendale, AL near Birmingham. At Magnolia Village, our goal is to provide residents and their families with a caring community where they can thrive while maintaining their independence. We strive to make our...

Elmcroft of Grayson Valley

2366 Old Springville Rd., Birmingham, AL 35215

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EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn more about how we’re working hard to return things to normal...

Ivy Gate Senior Living

5017 Kings Dr, Adamsville, AL 35005

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St. Martins in the Pines

4941 Montevallo Rd, Irondale, AL 35210

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St. Martin's in the Pines is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) with five distinct levels of care. Offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Short term rehabilitation and our revolutionary "Green House" approach to skilled/long term nursing, St. Martin's is more than a...

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Legacy Ridge

7868 Gadsden Hwy., Trussville, AL 35173

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Sunrise Ridge is an assisted living community located in Trussville, AL. With a classic small-town atmosphere, Trussville is known for its close-knit community, its beautiful Cahaba Village historic district and its wide variety of shopping and entertainment venues. Residents and visitors alike...

Kirkwood by the River

3605 Ratliff Road, Birmingham, AL 35210

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Kirkwood by the River was founded as a nonprofit in 1980 by Independent Presbyterian Church to offer Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing and Medicare Rehabilitation. Set on 120 acres on the Cahaba River, Kirkwood by the River feels miles away from the...

Skyline Village at Red Mountain

260 Goodwin Crest Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209

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Pleasant Villa Retirement Home

3380 Pleasant Villa Drive, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127

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A family-owned facility with 32 apartments, Pleasant Villa offers you a great value in Independent Living. All rents include 3 meals daily, all utilities including cable TV, weekly housekeeping services, activities twice a day, transportation coordination, weekly shopping services, use of our...

Columbia Cottage - Mountain Brook

3776 Crosshaven Drive, Vestavia Hills, AL 35223

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Real Lifestyle Choices Columbia Cottage derives much of its design and decor from a Southern Living Idea Home. In addition to the many comfortable common areas, you will choose from twelve different apartment home floor plans. Each thoughtful layout has plenty of room to accommodate the...

Brookdale University Park

400 University Park Drive, Birmingham, AL 35209

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Come see if our continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, is the right fit for you and your family. Here you’ll have independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing all on one campus. So if you or your spouse need more care later, you’ll have the lifestyle you want and...

Town Village Vestavia Hills

2385 Dolly Ridge Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243

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Town Village is much more than senior living —it's a way of life. We strive to provide a distinctive lifestyle filled with friendships, life enrichment activities and attention to every detail. Come sit by the stone fireplace, catch up over a cup of coffee, or take a dip in the heated indoor...

Cahaba Ridge

3090 Healthy Way, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243

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Cahaba Ridge Retirement Community is a part of Resort Lifestyle Communities. The company prides itself on providing a 'resort lifestyle' in its independent retirement communities. Cahaba Ridge will offer an all-inclusive experience where one price takes care of all residents' daily needs,...

Danberry at Inverness

235 Inverness Center Dr, Birmingham, AL 35242

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Danberry at Inverness reflects a complete break from the conventions of ordinary senior living communities by embracing a distinctive philosophy focused on celebrating life with style. Here, you will find every convenience and amenity imaginable for active adults over 55, including a full...

Somerby at St. Vincent's One Nineteen

200 One Nineteen Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35242

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Nestled in an attractively landscaped and wooded pocket of Birmingham, AL, Somerby St. Vincent's One Nineteen provides all that seniors desire from Independent living, Assisted living and specialized Somerside Memory Care options. Somerby offers a comfortable, convenient and rewarding senior...

Longleaf Liberty Park

451 Liberty Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35242

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THE NEW DESIGN OF CARE, LIFE AND STYLELongleaf Liberty Park is taking a fresh, local approach to senior living, service and care. We've taken every detail into consideration to elevate expectations of what assisted living and memory care should be. Our modern welcoming spaces match our forward...

The Bluffs at Greystone

6328 Farley Ln, Birmingham, AL 35242

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Country Cottage - Hoover

4000 Greenwood Drive, Hoover, AL 35216

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Real Service At the heart of Country Cottage is CareSteps, an individualized service plan designed to solve the real, day-to-day issues that have threatened to destroy the independence you've worked so hard to achieve. CareSteps assures that you'll receive the right amount of help at the right...

Rocky Ridge Retirement Community

3517 Lorna Road, Hoover, AL 35216

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Holiday Retirement provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on picturesque grounds in the scenic, quiet community of Hoover, you'll love the inviting elegance of our facilities while enjoying the convenience of our nearby community. We're just minutes...

Truewood by Merrill, Riverchase

1851 Data Dr, Hoover, AL 35244

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Located in Hoover, Alabama, Truewood by Merrill, Riverchase is a newly renovated senior living community featuring a total of 110 beautifully appointed residences: 86 assisted living and 28 memory care apartments. The innovative assisted living apartments, specialized dementia care suites and...

Monarch Place

105 Michelle St, Hanceville, AL 35077

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Monarch Place is a senior living community serving seniors in the greater Cullman County, Alabama area. We are located just 35 miles north of Birmingham which gives us the best of southern country living while having the cultural and entertainment options of a large city nearby.Our spacious...

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Gardendale, Alabama


Independent Living

If you or your loved one would like the peace of mind of having housekeeping and chores managed while living at your own pace, you might want to consider independent living. Food preparation, leisure activities and housekeeping chores are handled while you are free to use your time as you desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they choose. While policies vary between communities, numerous residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing support is desired, residents may always enlist the services of independent caregivers. There are a number of benefits and costs to keep in mind while choosing an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are covered in your plan: internet access, utilities, Waiting list deposit, private phone, wellness program, transportation, meals, and parking. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include transportation, concierge services, laundry service, golf course, restaurant-style dining hall, beauty salon & barber shop, game/TV room, and security guards.


Cost of Living

The community in which a senior care community is located will have a major influence on the price of care. Cost of living can be a major influence when selecting which destination meets the needs of your loved one. The median monthly rent in Gardendale is about $994 and the median home value for Gardendale is approximately $157,820. The rent burden for Gardendale is about 17.9% of the average monthly income.


Demographics and Values

In Gardendale, 9.6% live in poverty, 12.3% have some form of disability, 59.9% participate in the labor force, and 5.7% do not have health insurance. Out of the total city population, 52.1% are female and 47.9% are male. The median age of Gardendale is 42 years old. In Gardendale, 8.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Demographically, Gardendale is 0.5% mixed race, 2.4% Asian, 11.7% black, 0.2% Native American, 1.9% Hispanic, 1.4% other or not specified, 83.7% white, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Gardendale has a population density of 234 people per square mile. The total population of Gardendale consists of 13,906 people. Of the population of Gardendale 30.5% have a high-school diploma, 28.5% have a college degree, and 11.2% have a graduate degree.


State Information

An overview of Alabama

Overall, Alabama ranks 49th out of all states in quality of life and 46th in healthcare. There are 101 general hospitals and 164 health centers that provide care for 4,900,655 Alabama residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Marion Regional Medical Center, Fayette Medical Center, and And Lakeland Community Hospital. In terms of resources, Alabama has a cost of living index of 89.5, a grocery index rating of 97.4, and a housing index rating of 71.5. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Residents of Alabama enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 35th in the United States.


Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 51% of Alabama’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 10,514 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-49%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-16%. In Alabama there are 892 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 39 and 30% of its population being over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 62% of Alabama residents voted Republican and 34% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Alabama ranks 31st in the nation.


State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Alabama is 38.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of May with a rating of around 47.4 AQI. Alabama experiences an average humidity rating of about 72%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of July at around 76%. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 8.15 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Alabama is around 4.74 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in Alabama is around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 93F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 62F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Alabama drops to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 66F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 66F during the month of February. While residents of Alabama mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Alabama can include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and and earthquakes (moderate).


Wildlife to be found in Alabama

The state of Alabama has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of fallow deer, southern magnolia, flowering dogwood, and many varieties of azalea. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the feral swine, the jaguarundi, the the California sea lion, or the ring-tailed cat. The state animal of Alabama is the black bear.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Alabama

Oaks on Parkwood, Woodlands at Tannehill and Martinview Assisted Living are the top rated independent living facilities near Gardendale, Alabama. See full list of communities.

There are 29 independent living facilities near Gardendale, Alabama. See the full list.

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